Our rankings

At Monash, we take our reputation seriously. Monash has achieved an enviable national and international reputation for research and teaching excellence in a short 50 years. Monash is ranked in the top one per cent of world universities. And, in line with our vision and strategy for the future, Monash will continue to drive for improvement.

But while rankings are important, we care as much about your individual experience as we do about our position on the global scale. Monash gives you opportunities that don't affect our rankings, but will enrich your life as a Monash student.

Monash is ranked:

  • in the top one per cent of world universities – 83rd in the world – according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2014–2015)
  • in the top 150 world universities, with an estimated rank of 115th according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2014.

Leaders from the world's most successful companies consistently rate Monash as a preferred university from which to hire graduates. Global Employability Rankings, 2011–2013, New York Times

Ranked 33rd in the world from which to hire graduates (Global Employability University Rankings, 2014)

The Good Universities Guide 2015 awarded Monash five stars for:

  • staff qualifications
  • student retention
  • research intensivity
  • research grants.

Top one per cent of business employability education providers. Monash is the only Group of Eight university with triple crown international business accreditation within the Faculty of Business and Economics:

  • AACSB
  • EQUIS
  • AMBA.

Discipline rankings

Monash is ranked:

  • the best university in Australia for chemisty, engineering*, and computer science* (*ranked equal first) (Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2013)
  • 46th in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health (Times Higher Education, 2014–2015)
  • 44th in the world for arts and humanities (Times Higher Education, 2014–2015)
  • 48th in the world for engineering and technology (Times Higher Education, 2014–2015).

Monash is a member of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities recognised for their excellence in teaching and research. Group of Eight universities produce graduates who find full-time employment sooner, begin on higher salaries, and are more likely to move onto postgraduate studies than graduates from other Australian universities.